So can you help me with this problem? This is the first clue that all is not well. Nov 30, Posts: There are several drivers, but all lack certain basic features, such as future and current maintenance or support for suspend and hardware acceleration. CS Ars Praetorian Registered:
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Mar 24, Posts: Issues with version 1. After running your system will have a new driver for Xorg: Then I poked about at the X driver.
Again, I only found it through the giant forum thread. I am a hardware guy not software so all this 2d 3d stuff I dont know. Some index files failed to poulsbk.
GMA (Poulsbo) gma_gfx
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Change the “Device” section as shown below. It expects to build against various headers from the version of drm in the kernel module source, not the system copies or at least not the system copies on Fedora With that and a few other minor tweaks, I got it to build. This page was last edited on 10 Plulsboat With the older version from Moblin git, it just freezes on X startup.
It’s a weird, bastard chipset that nobody – apparently including Intel – loves; the one turd in the collection everything else Intel makes gets fantastic Linux support. When it loads, it gives me a native resolution framebuffer.
Poulsbo/GMA500 Linux support
Option 4 – Update kernel The final option is to use the Read the documentation if you want something more sophisticated.
Also, after using sudo apt-get update it shows, that repository is broken: There are several potential solutions: Personal Technical Mandriva Red Hat.
Generally better not to use ppa unless that is the only alternative. Here is what to do to use modesetting: The current  status of this driver runs on Fedora 10 and allows for 2D. I picked my way through this bizarre pkulsbo and then tried to get the fricking thing to work. First I hacked up a patch for the kernel module myself to make it build, not really knowing what I was doing.
Do never install Alacarte on Mint, or, it can only change entires, not make new ones. Installation Despite all the statements to the contrary, the package can be used with Debian Squeeze — with some alterations to one file.
Also, on my slower, older Lap, I now see, I have to on Linux, try that GMA unofficial repo, which gives a not found error when adding the repo correctly. No hardware acceleration, though, so don’t expect to do anything fancy graphics-wise. Memory allocation optimization You can often improve performance by limiting the amount of RAM used by the system so that there will be more available for the videocard: Getting the Linux Drivers The latest driver is available on puolsbo Intel website here: At the risk of sounding like a troll, try Ubuntu on it and see what happens.
BIG downside of Linux nevertheless: You can look at the install script to see where new files were added.